About Mercer

Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth, and performance of their most vital asset – their people.


Mercer manages more than $5.2 trillion in assets worldwide, Mercer's more than 20,000 employees are based in 42 countries, and the firm operates in over 140 countries.


Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and human capital.

The way we work

Mercer operates through a matrix structure with three components: businesses, regions and functions. The structure enables our people to work together in the most effective way – combining global and local expertise, perspectives and solutions, bringing consistency to our services and operations across the world, and achieving efficiencies and innovation to our operations.


Ultimately, Mercer prides itself on delivering outstanding services to our clients in the most effective way.


In Australia and New Zealand Mercer is renowned for superannuation, investments, financial advice and talent.


Mercer has been a strong advocate for a better superannuation system for all, providing advice to the government as well as products and services for banks, superannuation funds, insurers and many other financial institutions.


The fact that Mercer is an independent, global company with an enormous breadth of expertise and experience means it is best placed to address the tough questions and able to provide unique, innovative and actionable solutions – for governments, for companies and for individuals.


Mercer calls this SuperThinking and it’s what Mercer brings to everything it does.



Our community & environment program


Mercer is committed to playing its parts in the local communities in which it operates, in recognition of its corporate social responsibility.


Following feedback by its employees, Mercer’s community & environment program encompasses the following themes:


  • Youth at risk
  • Child welfare
  • Environment; and
  • Homelessness and poverty.


Workplace Giving Program

Workplace Giving Program

Mercer employees can donate money directly from their gross salary to the community and Mercer currently matches the contribution dollar for dollar. The Workplace Giving Program will allocate funds based on the themes above.


Through this program Mercer has contributed to organisations like Leukemia and Blood Foundation (NZ), Western Chances and Peter Mac Foundation.


Community Volunteer Leave

Community Volunteer Leave

Mercer provides its employees with one day’s paid volunteer leave for employees to participate in a community organisation. Volunteering activities can range from one-day team challenges to working in a soup kitchen to tree-planting.


Participation in awareness campaigns

Participation in awareness campaigns

Mercer supports employees across the organisation in a variety of community awareness campaigns.




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